direct

Part of speech: verb

To point; aim; point out a way to ( a person).

Part of speech: verb

To regulate; control; govern.

Part of speech: verb

To address, as a letter.

Part of speech: verb

To act as a guide, conductor, or leader.

Part of speech: adjective

Straight; straight forward; shortest; nearest; plain; immediate.

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Usage examples "direct":

  1. After we had got some distance from the main road, into a lane, which led both to my house and to Chester Park- for the former was on the direct way to my lord's- we passed a man on horseback. - "Pelham, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009.
  2. He might have gone direct from the drawing- room to the library, but this he did not remember. - "Orley Farm", Anthony Trollope.
  3. In the sense to look after, takes a direct object without an interposed to. - "The Century Handbook of Writing", Garland Greever Easley S. Jones.